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Advice for Independent Living

If you are starting to think about getting help for your daily life, but are not eligible for financial help from the Council, you may be struggling to know where to start? Let us help! Advice for Independent Living can take the worry, headache and unnecessary cost out of researching and securing the right support.

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Do you find it difficult to get the help you need? Would you like to have someone fighting your corner? A trained advocate with local knowledge and experience who can help you to get the support that you need. Whether you are struggling to get the health care you need or to get on top of your paperwork. We are here to help.

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Disability Awareness Workshops: Schools

Developed and delivered by our volunteers who are living with a disability, these workshops will challenge your students' views and support them to be better citizens.

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Family Matters

Do you have a child/young person with additional needs? Do you feel under pressure? Would you like to talk to someone independent in confidence? Family Matters is here for you. We can help you to get what you need to support your family.

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Information Navigation

We are here to answer your questions, point you in the right direction & help you to make sense of the complexities of the health and social care systems. Whatever you query is call us and we will help you to find what you are looking for.

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Personal Health Budgets Support

If you or a loved one has high level needs and gets most of your support from the NHS, then you may be able to take control of your care and apply for a Personal Health Budget.

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Pooling Budgets

Pooling budgets can be a great way to get more out of your social care budget. You might share the cost of a Personal Assistant to help you and your friends get out and about, or club your money together to pay for activities. Pooling can help to make your money go further.

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SEND Independent Support

Do you have a child or young person with additional needs? Are you new to Richmond or transferring from a Statement to an Education, Health & Care Plan? We can support you through the process - helping you to get what you need for your child.

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Sitting & Befriending

Are you able to make time to look after yourself? Does your child or teenager want to do fun things with a friend? Then the Sitting & Befriending Service can help you.

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Support to live at home

Do you need support in your daily life? Would you like to choose who comes in to your home? Then employing a Personal (care) Assistant could make all the difference. We can help you to find the right person to meet your needs.

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Wandsworth Direct Payment Support Service

Want to take control of your support? Thinking about a Direct Payment or employing your own support worker? We can help. Our advisors can help you to set up and manage the support you need.